NASA showed a cloud belt in the southern hemisphere of Jupiter

NASA показало облачные пояса в южном полушарии Юпитера

NASA called what he saw “a tapestry of colourful cloud bands and storms”.

Automatic American station Juno (“Juno”) got pictures of clouds, encircling the South pole of Jupiter. About it reports a press-service of the aerospace control NASA.

“The dark area in the far left corner is called the South temperate zone. Crossing the belt is a phantom function of slip of white clouds. This is the biggest feature of the low latitudes of Jupiter’s cyclone (rotating with a clockwise motion),” – say the scientists of the photo.

NASA called what he saw “a tapestry of colourful cloud bands and storms”. The NASA was done in December of this year, during the tenth of convergence of the probe with Jupiter.

It is noted that the spacecraft was at a distance of more than 13 miles from the peaks of the clouds of the planet.

The Juno probe was launched from Cape Canaveral in August 2011, however, the machine came to a stable orbit around Jupiter five years from now. The probe became the second spacecraft put into orbit round Jupiter after Galileo was in orbit of the planet from 1995 to 2003.

Previously, NASA demonstrated the depths of the red spot of Jupiter.

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